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App detects side effect of breast cancer treatment

App detects side effect of breast cancer treatment

Commercially available app-based technology now makes early detection of lymphedema easier, allowing for proactive treatment.

Wearable helps to manage mental health

Wearable helps to manage mental health

Researchers are working to develop evidence-based services that will help manage students’ mental health.

Virtual games help people stand and walk in rehab

Virtual games help people stand and walk in rehab

Virtual reality video games, activity monitors, and handheld computer devices can help people stand as well as walk, the largest trial worldwide into the effects of digital devices in rehabilitation has found.

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Researchers designed a video game to improve mindfulness in middle schoolers and found that when young people played the game, they showed changes in areas of their brains that underlie attention.

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Application Center SYMILA have developed a prevention app called BAYathlon that is designed to help detect a specific form of cardiac arrythmia at an early stage.

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